Year 10 student Callum leads the year 7 assembly on our KAPP values

Year 10 student Callum leads the year 7 assembly on our KAPP values

Hi, my name is Callum and I am in year 10. I’m going to be talking about why you as a year group should get involved with KAPP challenges. To start off with I’m going to share what badges I have achieved. Across the years I have managed to get 3 seahorses which are bronze, […]

The importance of KAPP and the Durrington way by Callum Cummins

Callum Cummins in year 9 was awarded the platinum badge for kindness which was presented during the Senior Leadership Team meeting. As part of the award ceremony Callum gave a speech about the importance of KAPP and the Durrington way. “Hi, I’m Callum Cummins and I am going to talk about KAPP and how it’s […]

The Seahorse

We are delighted to share the latest edition of our fantastic Creative Writing Club anthology The Seahorse: What if? Students have worked incredibly hard on their pieces over the last term, persevering to improve their writing and we are really proud of their dedication. Read it here – The Seahorse: What if?      

New Kindness Community Challenge – The Books That Made Me

On World Book Day 2022 our Student Senior Leadership Team are delighted to launch our lastest KAPP challenge – The Books That Made Me. Read all about it… Reading (be this factual or fiction) is vital as we know just how much it helps us all (and people of all ages) to expand our minds […]

End of Term Newsletter

Dear Parents/Carers As we come to the end of 2021 and the Autumn term I wanted to say a huge thank you for all of your support, not only this term but throughout the year. We really are a strong team at Durrington and with your support, the dedication, passion and expertise of our staff […]

Kindness in action at DHS

We are delighted to have recently launched the DHS Student Kindness Passport. As part of our commitment to instilling the values of kindness, aspiration, perseverance and pride in our community, the kindness passport offers students tangible ways to show kindness and earn their kindness badge.  All students have been issued with a passport and can […]

INSET Day and Mufti Day

Dear Parents/Carers, Re: Inset day (19th November) and Children in Need mufti day (Thursday 18th November) Children in Need We are delighted to let you know that our Senior Student Leadership Team have organised for us to have our first non-school uniform (mufti) day of the year to coincide with Children in Need on Thursday […]

End of Autumn Half Term Letter

Dear Parents/Carers We have had a wonderful start to the new school year. Many thanks to you, our parents and carers, for your continued support. We were all pleased to return to subjects being back in their areas, assemblies and all the usual activities that make our school special. Due to the dedication and expertise […]

Creative Writing Club and Eco Club Collaboration

Over the past year Eco Club and Creative Writing Club (Swimming in Words) have really enjoyed working together on a collaborative project.  Club members have been so dedicated and shown real passion for both writing and the environment.  To celebrate this work we are delighted to publish this wonderful anthology. The first part of this […]

Play Your Part in the First #TeamDurrington KAPP Challenge of the Year.

Welcome to our first whole-school challenge of the year We wanted to introduce ourselves as the new Durrington High School SSLT (Senior Student Leadership Team); Ivy, Alfie, Billy, Amy, Morgan, Maisy, Ava and Mel. It’s great that in our first message to you we can explain about the first event we are leading on this […]